Monthly Archives: April 2016

4K Blu-ray vs Blu-ray Reveals HDR Is Too Dim for Daytime

4K Blu-ray vs Blu-ray

We’ve stumbled upon a truly ironic problem for the highly anticipated HDR (high dynamic range) format after watching a few Ultra HD Blu-ray movies on several 2016 4K HDR TVs we’ve reviewed recently. We were experimenting with introducing ambient lighting to see if we could better mask the backlight inconsistencies and local dimming issues in HDR mode on the LED ... Read More »

Sony Launch VPL-HW45ES Projector to Replace HW40ES


What a coincidence. Just 10 days after we reviewed the Sony VPL-HW65ES, the Japanese manufacturer has today announced the launch of a new VPL-HW45ES step-down model which will succeed the company’s immensely successful VPL-HW40ES. While the chassis design remains unchanged, Sony claims the internal technology has been completely upgraded, so the VPLHW45ES can offer not only higher brightness, contrast and ... Read More »